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What will your kitty say when you bring home a stranger into their sanctuary? And how do you make sure that the two will get along and fur doesn't go flying everywhere? A proper introduction is definitely in order. Here you will find the steps to take in order to maximise your chances of a peaceful household instead of a war zone in your happy home.
After you've decided to adopt a kitty, it is time to get yourself and your home ready for their arrival. These few steps will help both you and your new kitty get acclimatised to the new situation as soon as possible. Following those, you should be able to hit the ground running in building a relationship with your new companion.
So when is the best time to adopt a kitten? 7 to 8 weeks? Or are you better off waiting until 13 weeks when they've had all their vaccinations? Both answers have their merit, depending on the circumstances...
There are many options out there with regards to cat scratching furniture. But what good is this furniture if your cats turn up their nose to it? Let's have a look at which piece of furniture is suited for what location and situation.
Kids and cats can be the best of friends. The best way to get them to that point though is to help them 'talk' to each other and respect each others boundaries. Have a look at how to introduce them and solidify their friendship.
Scientists have developed a cat stress test with 7 scores which allow you to gauge what level your cat currently is at. This can be pivotal in recognising just what your animal is going through, what is causing it and whether or not this is the result of acute stress or chronic stress in terms of addressing the source.
Environmental enrichment is a buzzword online these days, yet many don't really know what to picture when they hear it. When it comes to cats - in particular indoor cats- environmental enrichment can be the key to preventing and resolving problem behaviour before it manifests - and actually seriously increase the psychological wellbeing of your furry companion.